Indiana State Fair attendance falls 5 percent from 2017

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Attendance at this year’s Indiana State Fair fell by 5 percent from last year’s level but a new single-day record was set.

The fair announced that attendance over the 17-day run that ended Sunday was 860,131, compared with 906,732 last year.

The fair said Monday that the single-day record was set with more than 91,000 on Aug. 14, during a $2 ticket promotion.

The 2019 Indiana State Fair will run Aug. 2-18.